[openssl-users] Building libcrypto/libssl without symbolic link

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Wed Apr 22 03:47:19 UTC 2015

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:12:45AM +0000, Shanku Roy wrote:

> lrw-r--r-- root     root              2015-04-10 02:33 libcrypto.so -> libcrypto.so.1.0.0
> -rw-r--r-- root     root      1988088 2015-04-10 02:27 libcrypto.so.1.0.0
> Is there any configure option in OpenSSL build scripts to not generate
> the symbolic links and rather generate actual binary as
> libcrypto.so/libssl.so from the build process like following:

The library "soname" is part of the ABI.  What platform are you
building for where it would not be appropriate to encode the ABI
compatibility name into the library name?


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